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Ex-UConn Star Tyvon Branch Signs 1-Year Deal With Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs figure to look a whole lot different next season. After agreeing to terms with wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, the Chiefs opened free agency Tuesday by signing veteran safety and former UConn star Tyvon Branch to a one-year contract. Branch helps to fill a void at safety created by Eric Berry's ongoing treatment for lymphoma and the potential loss of free agents Kurt Coleman and Ron Parker. The 28-year-old Branch has been solid when he's healthy, but injuries have kept him from appearing in just five games over the past two seasons. Branch broke his leg two years ago, and last year was off to a strong start before a season-ending...